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2021 Fantasy Football Rankings — NFL Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups, Adds

Pat Mayo provides his 2021 Fantasy Football Week 3 waiver wire pick up rankings.

Pat Mayo and Ben Rasa recap Week 2 of the NFL, discuss the early spreads for Week 3, the major injuries and debate the top Week 3 waiver wire pickups at running back and wide receiver.


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2020 Week 3 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 60% owned in fantasy leagues
  • Next Update: Breaking News
  • 12 PPR Scoring
  • Bye Weeks: NONE

2021 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups: RB

  1. Sony Michel
  2. James White
  3. Leonard Fournette
  4. JD McKissic
  5. Latavius Murray
  6. Zack Moss
  7. Cordarrelle Patterson
  8. Kenneth Gainwell
  9. Tony Jones
  10. Mark Ingram
  11. Nyheim Hines

2021 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups: WR

  1. Sterling Shepard
  2. Henry Ruggs III
  3. Jamison Crowder
  4. Tim Patrick
  5. K.J. Osborn
  6. Rondale Moore
  7. Curtis Samuel (STASH)
  8. Zach Pascal
  9. Donovan Peoples-Jones
  10. Nelson Agholor
  11. Terrace Marshall
  12. Christian Kirk

2021 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups: TE

  1. Austin Hooper
  2. Dalton Schultz
  3. Tyler Conklin
  4. Maxx Williams

2021 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups: QB Streams

  1. Justin Fields at CLE
  2. Teddy Bridgewater vs. NYJ
  3. Daniel Jones vs. ATL
  4. Sam Darnold at HOU
  5. Derek Carr vs. MIA

2021 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups: D/ST Streams

  1. DEN vs. NYJ
  2. CAR at HOU
  3. ARZ at JAX
  4. LV vs. MIA
  5. ATL at NYG

Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was a finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at ThePatMayoExperience@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show.


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